Table of contents for The new inquisition : understanding and managing intellectual freedom challenges / Jamie LaRue.

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0. Introduction: the Blue Line (1200 words) 
0.1. Need for book and purpose 
0.2. Scope 
0.3. Audience 
1. Background: an historical perspective (9400 words) 
1.1. History of censorship: the burning of books 
1.2. Definitions 
1.2.1. What is censorship? 
1.2.2. What is a challenge? 
1.2.3. Intellectual freedom 
1.2.4. How they interact 
1.3. The Constitution and the First amendment: Foundations of Intellectual Freedom 
1.3.1. Seditious libel and Imprimateur 
1.3.2. Religious freedom and the wall of separation 
1.3.3. Pursuit of truth 
1.3.4. Adoption and ratification 
1.3.5. A new nation: the Alien and Sedition Acts 
1.3.6. Civil War 
1.3.7. A Theory of the First Amendment 
1.4. The Library Bill of Rights 
1.4.1. The history of the Library Bill of Rights 
1.4.2. Final version 
1.4.3. Interpretations 
1.4.4. Its significance 
1.5. But what about the children? 
1.5.1. Obscenity 
1.5.2. In loco parentis 
1.5.3. Children and the Internet: definitions 
1.5.4. CPPA, COPA and CIPA 
1.5.5. A brief history of technology to the WWW 
2. Religion and libraries (13,000 words) 
2.1. Big 16 
2.2. Madonna 
2.2.1. For Sex ... see librarian 
2.2.2. The process 
2.2.3. Community Standards 
2.2.4. Is there life after Sex? 
2.3. Focus on the Family 
2.3.1. First challenges 
2.3.2. Vanity of the Bonfires 
2.3.3. The literature of the right 
2.3.4. Reading with the enemy 
2.3.5. Community Impact Seminar 
2.3.6. Concerned Douglas County Taxypayers 
2.4. The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints 
2.4.1. Library letter to the church 
2.4.2. Church response to the letter 
2.5. The difference between FOF and the Mormons 
2.6. Reading with the Enemy 
2.6.1. The premises of censorship 
2.6.1.1. The book made me do it 
2.6.1.2. It's a conspiracy 
2.6.1.3. Library materials should reflect community standards 
2.6.1.4. Library materials should present only positive role models 
2.6.1.5. Humor has no place in libraries 
2.6.1.6. Censorship works 
2.6.1.7. Removing a book makes a library better 
2.6.2. The premises of literacy 
2.6.2.1. Literacy is better than illiteracy 
2.6.2.2. Knowledge is better than ignorance 
2.6.2.3. Tolerance is better than intolerance 
3. Generations (5500 words) 
3.1. Types and life cycles 
3.2. Public education: a profile 
3.3. Focus on the Family: redefining the mission 
3.4. Anything goes? 
3.4.1. Acceptable behavior 
3.4.2. Internet use by Minors 
3.4.3. Enforcement and consequences 
3.4.4. Is it enough? 
4. Responding to challenges (18,276 words) 
4.1. Who are they? 
4.1.1. The end of infancy 
4.1.2. the Wonder Years 
4.1.3. Good news about parents 
4.2. The Initial response 
4.2.1. Rule Number One: Apologize! 
4.2.2. Rule Number Two: Don't be Defensive. Listen! 
4.2.3. Rule Number Three: Restate the problem until the patron agrees that you understand 
4.2.4. Rule Number Four: Offer Service 
4.2.5. Rule Number Five: offer follow-up if advised 
4.2.5.1. Sample Request for Reconsideration form 
4.2.5.2. Using the form 
4.2.6. Rule Number Six: follow-up! 
4.2.7. Other tips 
4.3. The written responses - letters 
4.3.1. Policies 
4.3.2. Thank you 
4.3.3. Restatement of concern 
4.3.4. Response to issues 
4.3.5. The role of the library 
4.3.6. Action to be taken 
4.3.7. Possibility of appeal 
4.3.8. Thank you, again 
4.3.9. The importance of tone 
4.3.10. Samples in appendix 
4.4. When the issue doesn't die 
4.4.1. An appeal process outline 
4.4.2. How our issue was resolved 
4.4.3. When the issue is bigger than your community 
5. Beyond the Basics: taking it to the streets (9500 words) 
5.1. The pyramid model 
5.1.1. Opening the doors 
5.1.2. Publicity 
5.1.3. Marketing 
5.1.4. Answering the Community Reference Question 
5.1.5. The Untouchables 
5.2. Geographic Information Systems 
5.3. Becoming a Player 
5.3.1. What is a Player? 
5.3.2. Show up! 
5.3.3. Pay attention! 
5.3.4. Stay in touch! 
5.4. The rubber chicken circuit 
5.5. Public speaking and writing 
5.6. Using your reputation 
5.7. Newspaper columns 
5.7.1. The format 
5.8. Other media 
5.9. Politics 
5.9.1. Local 
5.9.2. State 
5.9.3. Federal 
5.10. Professional activity 
6. Conclusion: the Fourth Turning? (3100 words) 
6.1. Kid stuff 
6.2. I pledge allegiance to the flag... 
6.2.1. Catch 22 patriotism 
6.2.2. The oath he did believe in 
6.3. Tancredo 
6.4. There is ALWAYS a new, a next, inquisition 
References and Resources
Reference List
Intellectual Freedom Resources
Appendix 
Letters 
Some samples and anecdotes 
Children's materials - picture books 
Daddy's wedding (homosexuality) 
Alfie's Home (homosexuality) 
Mommy Laid an Egg (sex education) 
Amazing Bone (violence) 
I Never Knew Your Name (suicide) 
Young adult 
Understanding Sex 
Tell Me Everything (sex) 
Armenian Holocaust (violence) 
Long Hard Road out of Hell (sex, drug, rock & roll) 
Adult print 
Delta Ladies (sex) 
Captivated (erotic short stories) 
Certain Prey (violence) 
Media 
Internet access by minor 
Leaving Las Vegas (video, sex) 
Absolute Power (video, sex and violence) 
Jagged Little Pill (music, language) 
Columns 
Example: first column 
Example: IF column 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Public libraries -- United States -- Administration.
Libraries and community -- United States.
Intellectual freedom -- United States.
Public libraries -- Censorship -- United States.
Academic freedom -- United States.